Over 50 killed, As Boko Haram Attacks Market In Borno

Not fewer than 50 people were feared dead with scores sustaining gunshot injuries when some group of suspected Boko Haram terrorists invaded Kirawa village of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno state.

Senate canvasses global support for Nigeria’s economy

THE Senate has called on the international community to support Nigeria in her efforts to reposition and grow the economy. The post Senate canvasses global support for Nigeria’s economy appeared first on Vanguard News.

Open Defecation: UNICEF Provides 33,000 Laterines In Katsina

United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) has constructed about 33,000 household laterine to 1,467 communities in Katsina State as part of efforts to discourage open defecation. The UNICEF’s chief field officer for Katsina State, Ms Padmovatahe Yelda who disclosed this said the laterine were provided as part of the implementation of

Boko Haram Supplies: Army destroys Fish Worth N50m

The 7 Division of the Nigeria Army in Maiduguri had yesterday destroyed 2000 cartons of smoked fish that was recently seized from Boko Haram terrorists, Leadership Weekend reports. The smoked fish which was set ablaze at the outskirts of Maiduguri was estimated to have worth over N50 million.

Furore Over Gbaramatu Seaport: Itsekiri leaders, Omadeli, Eyengho lambast Bello

WARRI- TWO Ugborodo leaders in Delta State, former chair, Ugborodo Community Trust, Ugborodo, Mr. Sandys Omadeli Uvwoh and activist, Mr. Alex Eyengho, weekend, tongue- lashed the president of the Federated Niger Delta Ijaw Communities, FNDIC, Dr Bello Oboko, over his recent claim that the Delta State Government had acquired land

SSS “Uncovers Arms,Stockpiles Of Dollars In Akwa Ibom Govt. House”

The State Security Service (SSS) on Thursday uncovered “arms and ammunition and “stockpiles of United States dollars” from the Akwa Ibom State Government House in Uyo, the state capital, during a surprise raid, top security sources have told PREMIUM TIMES. The operation was jointly carried out by operatives from the

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa monarch

Unknown gunmen have abducted the paramount ruler of Gbarantoru community of Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa, Chief Benjamin Weke. It was learnt that the 85-year-old monarch was abducted in the early hours of Friday by four gunmen.

Six feared killed, houses destroyed as erosion threatens community

At least six persons have been feared killed while 27 houses were destroyed as a result of gully erosion in Boji-Boji Agbor/Boji-Boji Owa community, Ika South and Ika North Local Government Areas of Delta State. Residents, including landlords, have raised the alarm over the lingering problem, which has also affected

Okorocha’s wife builds 152 bungalows for widows

The wife of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Nkechi, has built a 152 two-bedroom bungalows, furnished and handed over to indigent widows from 637 communities in the state. She said the scheme, which came under her ‘She Needs A Roof Project’ was aimed at putting smiles on the faces

As Ali Takes Over From Dikko At NCS

Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd) yesterday, assumed duty as Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). As he did so, he must be aware that stakeholders will assess him by the accomplishments of his predecessor in office, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko Inde who retired voluntarily on August 17. Inde’s action was

Man bounces back to life after three days in morgue

A 70 year old man might have cheated death when he bounced back to life after spending over 30 hours in a mortuary in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. Doctors at a private hospital in the town had on Saturday, August 26, 2015, certified Amos Otene dead at 4. 30

Photos: Yemi Alade, Jaywon arrive New York for NEA Awards

(Yemi Alade and Martin Fayomi in New York. Photo: Filed) Some Nigerian pop stars have arrived in the city of New York ahead of the 10th edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) scheduled to hold on Sunday September 6, 2015 at the NYU Skirball Performing Arts Center in New York

Lawyer, others tackle SON over alleged irregularities

Protests have continued to trail the activities of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria in Anambra State, prompting the call to the Federal Government to overhaul the agency. It will be recalled that no fewer than 300 workers in an Onitsha based company staged a protest against the organisation last week

Special Marshals build N11m hall for FRSC in Calabar

Special Marshals in Cross River State has built an N11 million multipurpose hall through direct labour for the Federal Road Safety Corps in Calabar, the Cross River State. This is as the special marshals disclosed on Friday, their plans to equip the hall and office complex built for the state

Group petitions Assembly over illegal eviction of residents

“This is very callous and inhumane and this demolition and eviction were carried out despite heavy downpour. “Our further enquiry into the matter and discussion with the task force revealed that the eviction of residents from the said property was purportedly in execution of a 48hr “abatement of nuisance” notice

A New Sheriff Is In Town

Some call it the Buhari bounce; Others describe it as the Buhari effect. Yet some others say it is the Buhari aura. One thing is however crystal clear.